- Hardcover: 208 pages
- Publisher: O.C. Tanner Institute (August 14, 2017)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0996980806
- ISBN-13: 978-0996980807
- Package Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 7 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #640,732 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Appreciate: Celebrating People, Inspiring Greatness Hardcover – August 14, 2017
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We live in an increasingly low-trust world. For too many, morale is suffering, engagement is dismal, and inspiration is lacking. Appreciate shows leaders how to counteract this by intentionally building powerful, authentic, high-trust relationships with their teams.
Stephen M.R. Covey, New York Times best-selling author of The Speed of Trust and coauthor of Smart Trust
The most important role a leader plays is his or her ability to inspire and energize the team. In today's results-oriented business climate, appreciation and support are one of the most powerful tools we have to keep people charging ahead to learn, grow, and meet business demands.
Josh Bersin, Principal and Founder, Bersin by Deloitte
Great book! Simple philosophy. Brilliant practice. We often get stuck focusing on the policies, procedure, and business systems of work, but forget the fact that we're all just people trying to do great work. Appreciate clearly shows why not forgetting this is the most vital bit!
Prabir Jha, President & Global Chief People Officer, Cipla
Having had the opportunity to read Appreciate: Celebrating People, Inspiring Greatness, I was impressed by the quality of the management advice. This is well written, easy to grasp, and a great reminder, for any manager at any level, of our most important asset - our people. I will keep it close by.
Daniel Lamarre, President & CEO, Cirque du Soleil
As an organization, we know from first-hand experience that recognition is a key driver of engagement. It inspires our employees to give their best at work every day, and this book provides a clear and concise plan that any company can use to build a fantastic culture of appreciation.
Carolyn Clark, Senior Vice President, Talent & Culture, North & Central America Accor Hotels
Appreciate is nourishment for the workplace soul. It will transform the way you perceive your role as a leader, and the growth of the people around you.
James D. White, Former Chairman, President & CEO, Jamba Juice
Appreciate provides a practical guide to becoming a great leader and a clear path to enabling a vibrant company culture. Companies that embrace these core principles will naturally increase their employee engagement, productivity and innovation, a goal that all companies aspire to. This is a must read for any leader looking to increase their impact.
Kumar Kymal, Senior Vice President, HR-Corporate Functions & Total Rewards, Thomson Reuters
In a business world awash with leadership models, competencies, tools and advice, Appreciate stands out. It humanizes leadership theory by touching the core of what matters most to people in their personal and working lives - the need for validation of their self-worth, to be valued. The positive connection between recognition, engagement, and great work performance is beyond question. Appreciate is an invaluable resource for leaders aiming to inspire people to produce great work.
Deirdre Lander, Director Data, Surveys and Technology, Willis Towers Watson Hong Kong
As a student of servant leadership, Appreciate is a must read for all that truly want to lead and build great teams. Catching people doing things right is a powerful leadership tool. Appreciate is a great tool to have ordinary people perform at extraordinary levels.
Bill Fields, Shop Keeper, Chairman at Fields Texas Limited Inc., and Former CEO of Walmart Stores Division --_
As a Human Resources executive, I read a lot of books on leadership. I have to say that Appreciate is my new favorite! I love the concept of leadership's role in creating appreciation moments for others, that in turn inspire individuals to achieve results. Appreciation is a simple, but not always easy concept. Appreciate provides leaders an effective play book to make this part of how they show up with their teams every day, and how they can unleash their teams abilities to truly make a difference within their organizations.
Laurie Miller,Executive Vice President Human Resources, Alliance HealthCare Services
One of the most powerful services we can offer another human being is the acknowledgment, recognition, and sincere appreciation for great work. This book reveals the profound impact of appreciation in all societies, and a clear and concise roadmap of how you can apply it to your leadership and your culture.
Ron Kaufman, New York Times best-selling Author, Uplifting Service
Having the best talent is not enough! Appreciate is a critical book to help unlock the embedded energy within all levels of talent. This is an excellent guide to understand why and how appreciation kindles the passion within all of us.
Victor Buzachero, Senior Vice President, Scripps Health
Lots of companies talk about investing in their people. Sure, money talks, but so do actions. Appreciate shows how companies can act and organize to value employee contributions. In fact, my research shows that appreciation-rich companies outperform companies that take employees for granted. Every leader needs to read this book!
L.J. Rittenhouse, CEO Rittenhouse Rankings, Inc. and New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestselling author Investing Between the Lines
We live in a fast-paced world where everyone is focused on moving forward. And, we often forget, or don't know how to effectively recognize, all the people in our lives that make us better. Appreciate shows us how; everyday and everywhere!
Robin Verboom, Compensation & Benefits and Global Mobility, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Italy
Read Appreciate to learn how to influence and inspire your organization to create a culture of great work. Regardless of your leadership level, this book is a powerful tool that will help you achieve results.
Healy MacPhail, Vice President Human Resources, Alliance HealthCare Services
No one ever went broke giving appreciation. In a concise and definitive manner, Appreciate shows the power and impact this simple act can give to creating world-class influencers who can lead any industry.
Jay Samit, New York Times best-selling Author, Disrupt You!
We live in a complex world and our businesses are rapidly evolving but there is great simplicity that never changes and that is engaging and enlivening human spirit. Leaders aspiring to be memorable and impactful will pick up Appreciate and apply the lessons, information and research. I recommend this resource to anyone trying to make a difference in their relationships and workplace!
Dana Ullom-Vucelich, Chief Human Resources & Ethics Officer, Ohio Living
As leaders continue to navigate the different generations in the workplace engaging all employees is a critical component to success. Appreciate is a great resource with practical tips on how to appreciate, inspire, and ensure great work. I highly recommend it.
Cara Williams, Human Resource Executive, Scripps Health
If you want to lead, you need to read Appreciate. This is a simple roadmap to engaging, inspiring, and influencing great work from your people.
Marshall Goldsmith, Ranked #1 Leadership Coach and Author of Triggers --_
Appreciate highlights the critical role appreciation plays in influencing great work and provides the practical framework for this essential foundation of an inspiring company culture. I recommend this book to anyone who aspires to be a leader.
Dan McNamee, President, Floyd's 99 Barbershops
Better than a business strategy, Appreciate not only gives us a roadmap to improve our communication and relationships at work, but it also helps us to focus on, and align, values. This book could transform an entire culture.
Ann Rhoades, CEO of People Ink, Co-Founder Jet Blue and Author of Built on Values
A necessary and welcome message! While many of us focus on what we can become in life, Appreciate shows us how to elevate the world around us. This is a must read for every leader.
Grady Lee, CEO of Give2Get
This book supports the fundamental truth about work: employee satisfaction is directly linked to customer satisfaction and profitability. Companies that understand this appreciate their employees in many different ways; those that don't will not be able to compete or survive. This is a must read for business leaders at all levels.
Arte Nathan, President, Strategic Development Worldwide, former CHRO of Wynn Resorts
This book made me realize the impact appreciation has had on my life, and the significant role I can play in the lives of others. Words have immense power. Appreciate helps us become aware of using our words in the most impactful ways.
Arun Rao, Head of Human Resources, India, DXC Technology --_
About the Author
David Sturt Author of the New York Times Best Seller Great Work, David's articles and interviews are frequently published in Forbes, Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Entrepreneur and NPR. He has spoken at TEDx and to thousands of leaders at conferences and companies all over the world. David has two decades of experience in research, innovation, and leadership. He was born in England, raised in South Africa, and educated in the U.S. and Asia.
Todd Nordstrom As host of the popular Great Work Insights podcast, weekly contributor to Forbes.com, Inc.com, and Director for the O.C. Tanner Institute, Todd's career is full of insight based on thousands of in-depth interviews from around the globe. He has spoken to a wide range of audiences, from introducing rock bands in arenas to on-air interviews with c-suite leaders and conference breakout sessions.
Kevin Ames With a mission to instill in others a passion for personal and professional excellence, Kevin Ames is an author, a world renowned speaker, and a Director for the O.C. Tanner Institute. He has spoken to hundreds of companies, leadership groups, executive teams, and conferences worldwide. Kevin is an expert in the areas of workplace culture, engagement, team building, leadership, and personal development. His presentations have been called, clear, dynamic, insightful, honest, and informative.
Gary Beckstrand Gary brings twenty-eight years of research, marketing, and business development experience to O.C. Tanner. He has consulted with many Fortune 100 companies to assess recognition cultures, develop strategic solutions, and measure results. Prior to joining O.C. Tanner, Gary managed many well-known brands for global organizations, including Frito-Lay, Kellogg's, and Franklin Covey.
O.C. Tanner Institute The O.C. Tanner Institute conducts research and publishes insights that help organizations attract, engage, and retain top talent by becoming great places to work. The Institute provides a global forum for exchanging ideas about recognition, engagement, leadership, culture, human values, corporate wellbeing, and sound business principles that influence greatness.